Volume 4 Issue 10 - May 15, 2006
I.A.S. results declared; Twelve disabled candidates qualify
D.N.I.S. News Network It is a moment of elation for the disability sector as 12 disabled candidates have cleared the Civil Services Examination this year. The results were declared by Union Public Service Commission (U.P.S.C.) on May 8.
Based on the results of the written part of Civil Services (Main) Examination, 2005, held by U.P.S.C. and the interviews for Personality Test, a total of 425 candidates have been recommended for the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service, Indian Police Service and Central Services, Group 'A' and Group 'B'.
Of the twelve disabled candidates selected six are from the General category (a total of 210), three are from Other Backward Classes (a total of 117), two from Scheduled Castes (a total of 57) and one from Scheduled Tribes (a total of 41).
Appointments to various services will be made according to the number of vacancies available with consideration to the provisions contained in Rules 2 and 19 of the Rules for the Examination and subject to the final decision of the Supreme Court/High Court/ CATs on the SLPs/RAs/ WPs/OAs pending therein.
The number of vacancies for the Indian Administrative Service is 87, of which 45 are for General category, 22 for Other Backward Classes, 14 for Scheduled Castes, and six for Scheduled Tribes. In the Indian Foreign Service there are 10 posts for general category, six for O.B.C., and two each for S.C. and S.T. For the Indian Police Service, the available posts are 103, of which 51 are for general, 27 O.B.C., eight for S.C. and 17 for S.T. For the Central Services Group A is there are 221 posts, 116 for General, 58 for O.B.C., 32 for S.C. and 15 for S.T. and for Central Services Group B there are 26 posts, 20 for General, four for O.B.Cs, and one each for S.C./S.T.
In all there are 12 vacancies for disabled candidates in Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service and Central Services Group A & B.
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